Applications are inviting Tunku Abdul Rahman Undergraduate Scholarships (BTAR) for excellent students of Malaysia for the academic year 2017-2018. The Scholarship provides financial support to potential graduates who are pursuing studies at Bachelor’s Degree level at any IPTA or IPTS in the country.
Tuanku Abdul Rahman Foundation (YTAR) is a body established under Parliament Act No.43, 1966 on 8 July 1966. Its objective was described as “for the purpose of providing or awarding such number of studentships, scholarships, study grants or study loans or any other awards as the Board may from time to time determine to be provided or awarded to persons as hereinafter mentioned to enable such persons to pursue such course or courses of education as the Board may think proper”.
Scholarship is available for pursuing studies at Bachelor’s Degree level at any IPTA or IPTS in the country.
Scholarship is awarded to learn any of the courses offered by the university.
Country of Study
Value of Award
The scholarship amount is accordance to the current approved amount.
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship.
(a) Basic requirements
(i) Citizen of Malaysia.
(ii) Not more than 25 years of age at the closing date.
(b) Eligibility requirements of Academic and Co-curriculum
(i) School leavers of STPM / Asasi / Matriculation / Diploma * who achieved a CGPA of 3.50 and above.
(ii) The application is also open to full-time graduates of Bachelor’s Degree at IPTA or IPTS in the country who obtain a minimum CGPA of 3.50, and have at least 2 years remaining to finish their studies.
(iii) Credit in Bahasa Malaysia and English Language at SPM level.
(iv) Possesses the characteristics of outstanding leadership and active participation in extra-curricular activities, especially at school or university.
* The awarding of BTAR is subject to the applicant receiving an entry into a local IPT in the country.
(c) Additional requirement
Short-listed applicants will be required to attend a Leadership Traits Observation programme and attend the Selection Interview sessions arranged by YTAR.
Nationality: Citizens of Malaysia are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: School leavers of STPM / Asasi / Matriculation / Diploma * who achieved a CGPA of 3.50 and above.
English language Requirements: Credit in Bahasa Malaysia and English Language at SPM level is required.
How to Apply
Applications should be sent via post.
Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is April 17, 2017.